Aug 18, 2022 - Sale 2613

Sale 2613 - Lot 345

Estimate: $ 700 - $ 1,000


A group of three photographs of members of the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence.
Silver prints, the images measuring 216x311 mm; 8 1/2x12 1/4 inches, 324x222 mm; 12 3/4x8 3/4 inches, 330x464 mm; 13x18 1/4 inches, the sheets approximately 260x356 mm; 10 1/4x14 inches and 406x495 mm; 16x19 1/2 inches, the smaller two with Carhaix's signature, title, inscription, and dates in pencil on verso and the larger with his signature, title, date, edition notation EA, and inscription in pencil on recto. 1984, 1989, 1993.

Additional Details

Founded in 1979, the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence an Order of queer and trans nuns. The group is dedicated to community service, protest, and street performance, using drag and religious imagery to bring attention to sexual intolerance and satirizing issues of gender and morality. Joyful and committed to their community, the group "use humor and irreverent wit to expose the forces of bigotry, complacency and guilt that chain the human spirit."